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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LKLY CONTD VA EMS. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Tuesday May 12, 2020 16:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 16:01 UTC, 12/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200512/1559Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/480

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LKLY CONTD VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 12/1530Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07817
- S0211 W07841 - S0201 W07844 - S0159 W07820 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/2130Z SFC/FL210 S0159 W07819
- S0203 W07817 - S0216 W07853 - S0202 W07856 -
S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0330Z SFC/FL210 S0150
W07849 - S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07818 - S0209
W07852 - S0150 W07849

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0930Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD LKLY PRESENT BLO WX CLD CVR. VA OBSD
FOR MUCH OF PD SINCE PREV ADVY. VA MOVG WSW. NWP
MDLS FCST VA TO CONT MOVG WSW THRU T+6 THEN DUE W
BY T+12. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200512/2200Z

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Descending lava flows on SE flank from Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
IGEPN recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that rose 4,822 ft (1,470 m) above the summit. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the southwest and causes ash fall on the volcano's slopes. ... [more]

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